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A View at the Entrance of the Grand Canal, Venice

Bellotto, Bernardo (Canaletto) (painter)

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A View at the Entrance of the Grand Canal, Venice


Bellotto, Bernardo (Canaletto) (painter) [ULAN info: Italian artist, 1720-1780]







Venetian School

Technique Description

oil on canvas


height: 59.3 cm
width: 94.9 cm


circa 1741


bequeathed: Fitzwilliam, Richard, 7th Viscount 1816 (Filtered for: Paintings, Drawings and Prints)

Founder's Bequest


  1. (2005) Treasures of the Fitzwilliam Museum, London: Scala [page: 74]
  2. Earp, F.R. (1902) A Descriptive Catalogue of the Pictures in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (Cambs.) [page: 17, 18]
  3. (1912) The Principal Pictures in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, London? [page: 11]
  4. (1929) The Principal Pictures in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (1929), London? [page: 11]
  5. Winter, Carl (1958) The Fitzwilliam Museum, An Illustrated Survey, London: Trianon Press
    [comments: pl. 79]
  6. Goodison, J.W. (1967) Catalogue of Paintings in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, Italian School, Cambridge (Cambs.): Cambridge University Press [page: 14-15]
    [comments: pl.24]
  7. Kozakiewicz, Stefan (1972) Bernardo Bellotto, London?: Paul Elek Limited [page: 13]
    [comments: translated by Mary Whittall, fig. 7]
  8. Kowalczyk, Bozena Anna 'Il Bellotto venesiano: "grande intendimento ricercasi"', [page: 70-]
    Source title: Arte Veneta (1996)
    [comments: pl. 1]

Accession Number

186 (Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(Reference Number: 126; Input Date: 1999-11-29 / Last Edit: 2011-07-22)

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